Cats in the Alley
technical assistance Ken Gregory
Urban Idea Winnipeg

About Urban Idea’s Creative Place Making Challenge
installations in the alleys of Winnipeg’s West Exchange District as part of Urban Idea’s Creative Placemaking Challenge.  Charged with reinventing an alley, Fifteen different artst grouups provided passers-by with the opportunity to look at space differently, to engage in a wide variety of activities, and to experience art in neighbourhoods can be transformational for cities.

The Creative Placemaking Challenge was about celebrating the City and the art of creating possibility. To see more from the day, or to learn more about the 2014 Year of Urban Ideas please visit

Urban Idea is an independent not-for-profit organization managed by the Winnipeg Arts Council. Support for the 2014 Year of Urban Ideas has been provided by The Canada Council for the Arts and The Winnipeg Foundation


© Nicole Shimonek 2018